A member of the USCCB said it is 'largest financial commitment' to 'heal the wounds' caused by the Church's participation in slavery.
The papal residence for centuries, Pope Francis has now designated the Lateran Palace for 'museum and cultural activities.'
He said: 'The treatment with the psychiatrist also helped me to locate myself and learn to manage my anxiety and avoid being rushed when making decisions.'
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith clarified that the Church has no power to bless same-sex unions.
Benedict XVI said: 'I'm nearly 94 years old, what do you want from me?'
She said: 'I knelt down begging them not to shoot and torture the children, but to shoot me and kill me instead.'
Servant of God Father Emil Kapaun, who was a chaplain in the US Army and died in a North Korean prison camp, could soon be named Venerable.
Pope Francis is praying that 'we may experience the sacrament of reconciliation with renewed depth, to taste the infinite mercy of God.'
Pope Francis brought a bouquet of flowers from Iraq, which he placed on the altar at the foot of Our Lady’s image in the Borghese chapel.
Pope Francis advanced the causes of eight candidates for sainthood, one of which is a distant relative of Princess Diana and Winston Churchill.